Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan for two performances

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Welcomes the return of Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan to Santa Rosa for two performances
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Tickets on sale Friday, March 6, 2015 at Noon

SANTA ROSA, CA (March 2, 2015) – Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced the addition of the critically acclaimed comedy tour Jim Gaffigan: Contagious to its summer lineup for 2015. Gaffigan, who is a Grammy-nominated comedian and New York Times Best-Selling author, will perform on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are $69 and $59 and go on sale Friday, March 6, 2015 at noon. They will be available online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600, and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa.
Jim Gaffigan returns to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts for his first performances in Santa Rosa since 2006.
The multi-platinum selling father of five recently deputed a fourth hour special (“Beyond the Pale” 2006, “King Baby” 2009, “Mr. Universe” 2012), “Obsessed,” which premiered on Comedy Central in 2014 with the DVD/CD being released soon after by Comedy Central Records. “Obsessed” premiered at #1 on iTunes which gave Gaffigan five albums in the Top 25 Comedy category on iTunes. The album also earned a nomination for ‘Best Comedy Album of the Year’ at the 2015 Grammy’s.
In 2013, Jim’s first book ‘Dad is Fat’ was released by Crown Publishing and debuted at #5 on the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List and remained on the list for 17 weeks after. His second book, ‘Food: A Love Story’ was released in the fall of 2014 and debuted at #3 on the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List.
Jim Gaffigan will serve as Executive Producer and star in “The Jim Gaffigan” Show, which will premier in July of 2015 on TV Land and Comedy Central. In advance of the show premiering, Jim will be on his latest national tour called Contagious. Gaffigan has had guest appearances on many TV comedies and dramas ranging from Portlandia to HBO’s cult hits Flight of the Concords and Bored to Death to dramatic roles in all three versions of Law & Order. He also starred in the movie The Experimenter that debuted at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Tickets for the show are $69 and $59 and go on sale Friday, March 6, 2015 at noon. They will be available online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600, and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa.

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